Westfield charter panel mulls public vote on changing mayor term to 4 years

WESTFIELD — During the discussion in the ad-hoc Charter Committee on Nov. 30 about extending the term of Westfield mayor to four years, members Dav...

December 2, 2022
11:38 AM

WESTFIELD — During the discussion in the ad-hoc Charter Committee on Nov. 30 about extending the term of Westfield mayor to four years, members Dave Flaherty, Brent Bean and Ralph Figy agreed that any change should go to the public for a vote.Figy said several years ago, he brought up the same motion. He said before he moved to Massachusetts from Ohio, he had never heard of a two-year term for a mayor. Four years is the standard elsewhere, he said.

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